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Second Annual Giving Day a Great Success

The Beloit College community is generous and showed its heart and soul during its second annual Giving Day on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. In just 24 hours, the college raised over $65,000 from more than 450 supporters.

Not only did the gifts far surpass the original goal of $25,000, the event also raised $25,000 more than last year. Beloit is touched by the fantastic response received from supporters and is grateful to be backed by such a strong foundation of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends. These gifts help make ‪#‎BeloitPossible for the next generation of Turtles, Bucs, and Beloiters.

The unconditional support, enthusiastically offered by our alumni, parents, and friends is a tribute to the character of our community, and the value that we all collectively recognize in the mission we seek to advance. We at Beloit are privileged to have a community so willing to invest in the future of our great institution, and our students. For this, we are grateful,” said Mark Wold’95, Senior Director of Alumni & Parent Relations and Annual Support.

Thank you to all who supported Beloit College’s second annual Giving Day. As College President Scott Bierman often says, it’s “turtles all the way down.”


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Group promises action, information

March 1, 2011 at 5:52 pm

 

If you happen to stumble over a sleeping bag in the Science Center Atrium tonight—or any night this week—don’t be alarmed. It’s probably a member of the Beloit Solidarity group.

Comprised of a group of individuals from a wide cross-section of campus clubs, the group says it wants to “raise awareness, build community, and encourage dialogue about the ongoing struggles and peaceful demonstrations both locally and globally.”

Already the group has created a strong online persona, with a Wordpress blog, Twitter feed, and Facebook page. It’s also created a more obvious, physical, presence by setting up shop in the Science Center Atrium. The number of students sitting in the Atrium has fluctuated as people come and go to attend class and work, but the group is hoping for a steady presence, at least through the next several days.

According to group member India John’12, who elucidated some of Beloit Solidarity’s ideas in a video interview Tuesday afternoon, camping out in the Science Center is meant to create a public space where students, faculty, and staff can get up to speed on the capitol protests and other events, even global occurrences like the unrest in Tunisia and Egypt.

Addie Washington’13 says she knows some critics of the campus’s solidarity movement will say that sleeping in the Science Center won’t stop the Wisconsin governor’s Budget Repair Bill from passing, but it’s about more than that.

“It’s a lot more about the dialogue that’s surrounding it, and the community,” Washington says. “I plan on being here as much as I can.”

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